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Poll: Many Minnesotans for minimum wage hike; some say $9.50 too much

A new Minnesota Poll by the Star Tribune finds that Minnesotans are overwhelmingly in favor of a hike in the state’s minimum wage, yet are split on what that minimum should be. According to...

February 19, 2014

How much salary does it take to buy a median-priced home?

A company that tracks mortgage rates around the country has studied how much income is needed to buy a median-priced home in America’s 25 largest metro areas. And the numbers from HSH.com...

February 18, 2014

Aetrium Safeguards Tax Benefits Of Carrying Over Losses

The semiconductor equipment manufacturer recently adopted a shareholder rights plan in an attempt to pay lower income taxes by “carrying over” its $76 million in losses.

February 18, 2014

Pay cut: State lawmakers try living on a minimum wage

Five Minnesota lawmakers will try living on a minimum wage for the next week. MinnPost reports Reps. Karen Clark (Minneapolis), Frank Hornstein (Minneapolis), John Lesch (St. Paul), Jason Metsa...

February 18, 2014

Vikings to pay $6.6 million in upgrades to TCF Bank Stadium

With the Metrodome walls coming down, the Vikings are officially without a home to call their own. It’s a good thing the University of Minnesota built a new football stadium five years ago...

February 12, 2014

Report: State revenue in January $83M more than anticipated

Minnesota lawmakers will have more money to work with than they thought when they return to the state capitol Feb. 25. Forum News Service reports the state’s revenue in January was $83...

February 11, 2014

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Techne Replaces CFO Who Sought CEO Position

The Minneapolis-based biotech company hired James Hippel to replace Greg Melsen, who served shortly as interim CEO left the company after it named a permanent replacement.

February 06, 2014

Hodges, Coleman to push for $9.50 minimum wage at capitol

The Twin Cities’ mayors are teaming up to support a minimum wage increase. Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman will headline the “Minnesota Mayors for...

February 06, 2014

Two MN Stocks Tumble On Earnings Announcements

While Buffalo Wild Wings saw a 25 percent increase in profit and C.H. Robinson saw a 65 percent decrease, the price of both companies’ stocks dropped Wednesday.

February 05, 2014

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Target CFO Shares New Details About Data Breach

Target Chief Financial Officer John Mulligan said Tuesday that the malware, which infiltrated the retailer’s point of sale system, remained on a select number of registers for three days after the company said it had eradicated the problem.

February 04, 2014

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